Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 16
The authorities as we speak mentioned there was no infiltration from throughout the Sino-Indian border over the previous six months whereas 47 makes an attempt had been made alongside the India-Pakistan border in the course of the interval.
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai knowledgeable the Rajya Sabha that the best 24 makes an attempt alongside the Pakistan border had been made in April.
While no infiltration bids had been made in February and June, there have been 4 makes an attempt in March, eight in May and 11 in July, the minister mentioned. Over the previous three years, mentioned Rai, 594 makes an attempt had been made by Pakistani militants to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir, of which 312 had been profitable.
“The government has adopted a multi-pronged approach to contain cross-border infiltration,” he mentioned. Among the measures had been multi-tiered deployment alongside the International Border and the Line of Control, improved intelligence and operational coordination, fencing, deploying technological options and taking pro-active motion in opposition to infiltrators, the minister mentioned in a written reply to a query.
Sources within the safety and intelligence institution maintained that although there was a 30 per cent fall in infiltration, August, September and October had been the primary months for the unlawful cross-over. These months noticed a mean surge of 20-25 makes an attempt, they mentioned, including the determine may go as much as 100 (from 47 presently).
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